Tag Archives: New York Yankees

Hot Stove: Chris Capuano is Japan bound?

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Chris Capuano ended the season with the New York Yankees, then donned a Yankees uniform when he went to play in Japan during the Japanese All-Star Series. However, his next move could potentially mean Capuano staying in Japan to continue his baseball career. "There's a lot of truth to it." Capuano told MLB Network Radio about ...

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What contract would you give Chase Headley?

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I did this post a few weeks ago with David Robertson where I asked Yankees fans on Twitter what contract offer they would make to him. Since it was quite popular, I decided to do it again, this time with free agent third basemen Chase Headley. It's no secret Headley was an immediate fan favorite when ...

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Hot Stove: A big Chase Headley deal is ‘risky business’

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With Pablo Sandoval off the board, the Yankees can now pursue Chase Headley, who is ready to list his asking price. The problem is there's a chance Headley can list a big asking price, and it could be the thing to deter the Yankees from doing business with him. An American League scout told ESPN New ...

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Hot Stove: ‘Strong indications’ Tulowitzki to Yankees isn’t happening

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You've heard the name Troy Tulowitzki thrown in trade rumors this offseason and for some of the trade rumors, you may have heard his name linked to the Yankees. The thought of Tulowitzki at shortstop replacing Derek Jeter sounds tempting, but is it likely to happen? Andy Martino of the New York Daily News says the ...

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How did the Yankees respond to the last Red Sox mega-moves?

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This isn't the first time in Yankees/Red Sox history where the Red Sox would make a flashy offseason move only to wait for the Yankees to counterattack. In fact, it last happened in 2011 when the Red Sox traded away Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford to the Los Angeles Dodgers, signed Jason Varitek to a one-year ...

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Five ex-Yankees are on Hall of Fame ballot for first time

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Major League Baseball and the BBWAA announced the candidates for the Hall of Fame ballot and this year there are five ex-Yankees on the ballot for the first time: Aaron Boone, Gary Sheffield, Tony Clark, Tom Gordon and Randy Johnson. Don Mattingly, Mike Mussina, Tim Raines and Roger Clemens are among the holdovers. The BBWAA has until ...

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Hot Stove: Can the Yankees show restraint following the Red Sox splashy signings?

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When the team was under the ownership of George Steinbrenner, the Yankees and Red Sox would go to war every offseason and sign the best talent possible. If the Yankees made a blockbuster signing, the Red Sox would immediately counter with a deal of their own. If the Red Sox strengthened their roster with a strong ...

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Hot Stove: Boston Red Sox to acquire both Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval

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Hanley Ramirez is coming to the American League East, but it's not to play for the New York Yankees. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Boston Red Sox are close to acquiring free agent shortstop Hanley Ramirez. Ramirez will be in Boston today to finalize a five-year, $90 Million deal with the Yankees ...

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